FileMaker Pro: How to Access the Server

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  1. Click FileMaker Pro icon.
  2. Click File.
  3. Click Hosts.
  4. Click +.
  5. Type the following: > Click Save.
    1. Host's Internet Address:
    2. Favorite Host's Name: UTHSC FileMaker Pro Server.
  6. Double click on your database.
  7. Type the following: > Click Sign In.
    1. Account Name: Your NetID.
    2. Password: NetID password.

You have signed into the FileMaker Pro server!


Article ID: 136392
Mon 10/25/21 8:43 AM
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